07/08/2013 - Interactive Video Program - Minnetonka (Minneapolis), MN Ben is a tall, athletic, 2-way player who pitches and plays 1B. On the mound, Ben has a sound arm action, a controlled balance point, and smooth separation. He uses his legs well, competes in the zone, and he finishes in a complete position. At 1st base, Ben moves well around the bag, he makes the routine plays, and he throws with consistency to his target. At the plate, Ben has a square set-up, good balance, and fast bat speed. He has a level swing, he makes hard contact, and he uses his lower 1/2 well. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Pitching 1. Direction 2. Rhythm 3. Body control Defense 1. Field out front 2. Use 2 hands 3. Quicken feet Offense 1. Extension 2. Load 3. Rhythm